The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 104 115 114
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.57% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.60% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 17
Median salary £37,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.09% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £42,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,350 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1358 1670 1940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.93% 95.43% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1335 1478
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Test Manager in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 3 £37,750 -24.50% 1
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Finance
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (55.00%) Test Management
3 11 (55.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (30.00%) Banking
7 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (30.00%) V-Model
7 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) SDLC
9 4 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (15.00%) JMeter
10 3 (15.00%) Data Management
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Test Management
2 11 (55.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) V-Model
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.00%) Data Management
9 3 (15.00%) Line Management
9 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
1 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Seapine
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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